Dating from 1011, the earliest written record of the English alphabet has 29 letters: 23 letters of the Latin alphabet were listed alongside two characters meaning ‘and’ (the ampersand, &, and Tironian et, ⁊) plus the Old English letters wynn (Ƿ), thorn (Þ), eth (Ð) and ash (Æ). (via @HaggardHawks)

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